Monthly Archives: January 2011

Take Me To The Babes


As you may know, I’m struggling to pay down $2000 worth of debt and live on $35/week. While I did pay off the credit card with my line of credit to get the interest rate down, I lack the balls … Continue reading

My Life… In a Clear Plastic Bag

I have no idea what's in there!

$7.52 Convenience store (cat food, litter, bread) $6.00 TTC Fare (too cold, forgot Sorels at friends) $15.43  Cab (Wanted to celebrate, couldn’t wait to get to bar) $5.00 Cover at bar (Where I went to celebrate) $1.94 Tea (BBP meeting) … Continue reading

There. I said it.


I’m racking up a huge credit card bill. There I said it. It all started October 2, 2010. I was debt free and starting the BBP with no debt, rent saved for a whole year and $35/week until December 31, … Continue reading

How do you live off $35 a week?


I’m having a bit of a moment. The hype of the launch has subsided and the initial wave of adrenaline has abated. The reality of the situation has set in. I live off $35 a week and I don’t know … Continue reading

I’m Dreaming of a Bartering Christmas

Happy Mum!

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry. You’d better not pout I’m telling you why… Barter Babe 1.0 is comin’ to town! Being sans paycheck at Christmas time forced me to get a little creative this holiday season and … Continue reading